Nordic-Skiing: Down by the Brimbelles piste

2017-02-16 by davidof

Snow and Avalanche

Time Location Altitude Aspect Fresh/Total Type Skiability Stability
12:00:00 Arselle 1600 Various 0/40 Corn 4 Good

Avalanche Observations

Snowline Up/Down: 1600 meters (5250 feet)
Avalanche Risk: 2

Description

Participants:
Route Taken: as topo
Road Access Clear

Vertical Climbed: 160 meters (525 feet)
Distance: 10.4 km
Weather Warm, sunny, +5C

Comments

Almost like spring today. I did a couple of loops of the Brimbelles and once round the conversation to warm up. Snow was generally good - although on the lower half of the Brimbelles a mix of hard snow in the shade and sticky snow in the sun - which made both descents and climbs interesting. One or two bare patches forming. There must be about 30/40cm of snow depth on the runs.

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